[ExI] A Small Request [was Re: Impressive book: Farewell toAlms]
fauxever at sprynet.com
Thu Feb 7 06:48:01 UTC 2008
From: "spike" <spike66 at att.net>
To: "'ExI chat list'" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 9:19 PM
>> My husband remembers seeing a newsreel of how, during the
>> Reagan years, so many of the mentally ill were
> Olga did you mean the Lanterman-Petris-Short years?
>From what I read (and remember!), during the years when Ronald Reagan was
governor of California (1967-74) a huge number of people from state mental
hospitals were let out.
Then, in the 1980s, when Reagan was president, the de-institutionalization
of mentally ill people continued nationally.
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